Dimming lights and Washer/dryer units


Old 07-12-04, 09:07 PM
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I have noticed in the last few days that when the washer or dryer goes on that several of the lights in the house dim. Is this being caused by a overload or by loose connections in the Box. i.e the neutral
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Old 07-13-04, 06:36 AM
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This time of year, it's probably lower than normal voltage due to high use in the area, but a call to have the power company check all of their connections is usually free and wouldn't hurt. They might even go a little beyond their responsibility and check your breaker/fuse panel for problems.

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